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LABOR DAY WEEKEND
THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE AUCTION - NO RESERVES, EVERYTHING MUST GO!
17th Annual Boat Auction
The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum (CBMM) in St. Michaels, MD is hosting its 17th annual Charity Boat Auction on Saturday, August 30, with proceeds benefiting the children and adults served by the museum. The live auction begins at 1 p.m. along the museum’s waterfront campus, where more than 90 boats—ranging in size and performance from sailing dinghies to cabin cruisers, and everything in between—will be auctioned off to the highest bidders. CBMM’s Boat Donations Program Manager Lad Mills takes donations and resells boats throughout the year, holding aside some of his inventory for the annual auction. Mills travels up and down the east coast working with boat owners and potential buyers wishing to support the museum through boat donations and sales.
Advance bids will be accepted, and can be called in at 410-745-2916 until noon on August 29. On August 30, the campus gates open at 8 a.m., with early admission at $5 per person until 1:30 p.m. After 1:30 p.m., admission returns to the regular daily rates of $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students with a college ID, and $6 for children between the ages of 6 and 17. Children under 6 and museum members are admitted free.
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CBMM_BoatAuction_2011_01.jpg (Photo by Marie Thomas)
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